July 2022 Contents

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FEATURES

Filmmakers

Filmmakers

True Grit

Miami's "teenage celluloid whiz kids" are in their 40s. The state's homegrown iconoclastic filmmakers are busier than ever.

350 biggest Companies

Florida's Top 350

The state's biggest 125 public and 225 private companies.

Biggest Public Companies

Ranked by revenue.

Biggest Private Companies

Ranked by revenue.

Sunny Side Up

While many restaurants floundered as the coronavirus pandemic dragged on and labor shortages hit the industry, First Watch continued to expand.

Philanthropy

The State of Giving

A host of factors is reshaping the donor landscape in Florida — from generational differences to technology to the changing tax code.

Crypto Philanthropy

The future of giving may be bitcoin and other digital currencies.

MacKenzie Scott's Mega Donations

Scott has given away more than $12 billion in less than three years.

Big Benefactors

The nations top 50 donors gave away nearly $28 billion in 2021.

Economic Backbone

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Raising the Bar

The Flroida Bar's new president wants mroe mentoring, awareness and professionalism.

Leveling the Playing Field

FAMU law school's new initiative targets minority businesses.

Fair Share

Pro bono award winner Mischelle D'Angelone encourages all attorneys to chip in.

He Loves Them... Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

A noise litigation attorney turned his love of the Beatles into a documentary.

Trendlines

Up Front
A State of Higher Learning

I never questioned the importance of a college education for our children...

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Ashbel 'Ash' Williams

"In investing, you need a sharp eye for opportunity and an equally sharp eye for risk. Either one without the other is insufficient."

Editor's Page
Miami on the Move

No city has generated more buzz post-pandemic than Miami.

Florida Legal Elite

Florida's Top Lawyers

Florida's Top Lawyers

Presenting the state’s top licensed and practicing attorneys, selected by their peers.

Honorees by Listed Alphabetically

Flrorida Legal Elite - now in it's 19th year.

Honorees by Practice Area

Less than 2% of active Florida Bar members practicing in Florida appear among the exclusive Florida Legal Elite

Hall of Fame

A distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting.

Government and Non-Profit

50 lawyers employed by municipal, county, state or regional government agencies and non-profit organizations.

Up & Comers

97 attorneys under the age of 40 who have exhibited leadership in the law and in their community.

NextGen
A Better Bedtime

A husband and wife team create an app that combines music, massage and stories to help parents connect with their kids.

Higher Education

Leadership Insights

Florida's higher education system has uncommon levels of success compared to the rest of the nation, thanks largely to effective leadership.

Around the State

Miami-Dade
Focus on Children

Lotus House plans to create a center featuring after-school care, tutoring, creative arts, computer learning and more.

Southeast
End of an Era

Sale ends 70-plus years of family's yachting ownership in South Florida.

Southwest
O.J. Cereal

Tropicana doesn't want you to just drink your orange juice with breakfast.

Central
Moving the Needle

Inventor of a single-use syringe turns his attention to prefilled injection devices.

Northeast
Lunar Sprouts

JF researchers successfully grow plants in lunar soil.

Northwest
Cleaner Airways

NASA selects FAMU-FSU for its University Leadership Initiative program.

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Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Utility's new drone speeds hurricane recovery
Utility's new drone speeds hurricane recovery

Florida's primary energy provider is ready to launch a powerful new technology, just ahead of the busiest weeks of the Atlantic hurricane season: a new fixed-wing drone designed fly into tropical storm force winds and speed the restoration of electricity after severe weather.

 

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